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Robert L. Baker II, DO, FACOS

Robert L. Baker II, DO, FACOS


Neurological Surgery

Dr. Baker is board certified in neurological surgery, the highest level of neurosurgical qualification in the country. He began his practice of neurological surgery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he was in practice with his father for 17 years before coming to Lima. Dr. Baker believes in educating his patients about their illness or injury so they can gain an understanding of their condition and become active participants in their treatment plans.

Clinical Interests

  • Minimally invasive spinal neurological surgery
  • Coflex
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Microscopic anterior cervical discectomy
  • Microscopic laminectomy or laminotomy
  • Myelograms
  • Carpal tunnel or ulnar neuropathy
  • Cervical discectomy; posterior lumbar laminectomy
  • Craniotomy - brain tumor, VP shunt, hemorrhage and much more


Medical School – Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCUMB-COM)
Internship – Lansing General Hospital, Lansing, Michigan
Residencies – The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Grandview Hospital & Medical Center, Dayton, Ohio


Midwest Surgical Specialists
ProHealth Neurosurgery & Neurology
1005 Bellefontaine Avenue
Suite 350
Lima, OH 45804
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